The Shipping News
– An emotionally-beaten man with his young daughter moves to his ancestral home in Newfoundland to rec..
An emotionally-beaten man with his young daughter moves to his ancestral home in Newfoundland to reclaim his life.
18 Jan 2002
Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian. Contains some adult material. Parents are urged to learn more about the film before taking their young children with them.
An inksetter in New York, Quoyle returns to his family's longtime home, a small fishing town in Newfoundland, with his young daughter, after a traumatizing experience with her mother, Petal, who sold her to an illegal adoption agency. Though Quoyle has had little success thus far in life, his shipping news column in the newspaper "The Gammy Bird" finds an audience, and his experiences in the town change his life. Then he meets the widow Wavey...
Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 2 wins & 11 nominations.